City of Santa Barbara Emergency Operations PlanMay 9, 2013
The Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) for the City of Santa Barbara addresses the planned response to extraordinary emergency situations associated with natural disasters, technological incidents, and national security emergencies in or affecting the City. This plan does not address normal day-to-day emergencies or the well established and routine procedures used in coping with such emergencies.City of Santa Barbara Emergency Operations Plan
May 1, 2013
In Santa Barbara, disasters can happen without warning. Learn how our city has developed response plans and how we train our first responders.
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April 29, 2013
In light of the feedback from last month’s column titled “Social Media and Preparedness” this month we bring safety oriented apps for your smart phone or tablet computer! According to the Pew Research Center, 66% of young adults (age 18-29), 59% of adults (age 30-49) and 34% of older adults (ages 50-64) own a smart phone and use it to download applications (apps) and/or surf the internet. Even more telling is that an April 2012 Pew survey found 86% of Smartphone users have used their phones to get help in an emergency situation! Tablet computer use is also on the rise with 31% of adults reporting they use a tablet computer such as an iPad. With statis-tics like these it is hard to ignore the world of apps as a medium of communication.April Newsletter
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